National Register of Historic Place workshop next week in Denison

For immediate release September 24, 2008

 

Contact: Jeff Morgan, Jeff.Morgan@iowa.gov, (515) 281-3858

(DES MOINES) – The State Historical Society of Iowa will host a workshop next week in Denison for Iowans interested in completing a nomination to enter a property on the National Register of Historic Places.

The workshop will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 3, 2008, at the Crawford County Extension Office, 35 South Main Street in Denison.

SHSI staff will help participants understand what it means to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places, guide them in researching a historic property, explain the procedures for nominating a property to the National Register, and give clarification of each question on the registration form.

Registrations can be made by contacting Beth Foster Hill at beth.foster@iowa.gov or by mail to: State Historical Society of Iowa, Attn: Beth Foster Hill, 600 E. Locust Street, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319.

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The State Historical Society of Iowa is a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, and is a trustee of Iowa's historical legacy and an advocate for understanding Iowa's past. It identifies, records, collects, preserves, manages and provides access to Iowa's historical resources. Its dual mission of preservation and education serves Iowans of all ages, conducts and stimulates research, disseminates information, and encourages and supports historical preservation and education efforts of others throughout the state. Visit www.iowahistory.org or call 515-281-5111 for more information.

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